Paul Roos Die Skoolhoof 2016


Characteristics:
Winemaker Augustus 'Gus' Dale received his education in Beaune (Burgundy, France) and associates traditional Old World practices to a New World approach. An elegant co-fermentation of 80% Chenin Blanc and 20% Chardonnay. Naturally fermented in 20% new French Oak, which results in layered minerality and finesse.
Only the wines from selected barrels are used in the final blends. Floral and fresh style and a long, mouthwatering finish.

Food pairing:
With fish and poultry, grilled tuna & Asian kitchen (mild spices). Pair with vegetarian dishes and stews.

About the winery:
Paul Roos Wine is an empowerment project of the Roos family on Rust en Vrede near Stellenbosch. Rugby legend and educator Paul Roos was born here and is best known as captain of the first South African Rugby team to tour Britain in 1906 and named them ‘Die Springbokken’. He also became rector of the well-known Stellenbosch boys’ school, which was later named in his honour: Paul Roos Gymnasium.” The grapes are grown on the Rust en Vrede farm and the wines are handcrafted using natural yeast and French oak barrels. Only the wines from selected barrels are used in the final blends. 



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